Brownstripe Red Snapper

the fish profile

Brownstripe Red Snapper

This fish is known as Brownstripe Red Snapper and the correct latin name is Lutjanus vitta. The family that this marine fish species belongs to is called the Snapper family. (e) Origin of this species is Indo-West Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

A semi-aggressive Snapper.

Brownstripe Red Snapper can grow up to 40 cm what is approximately 15 inches. In general, 1 specimen requires at least 4800cm2 of water surface which is approximately 744 square inch. This fish should be kept in aquariums that are large. (e) Medium aquariums have at least 113 Litres (30 US Gallons). Large aquariums have at least 265 Litres (70 US Gallons). Capacity of very large aquariums is at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is difficult to keep the Brownstripe Red Snapper fish. (e) The specific gravity (SG) should be between 1,020 and 1,025, the temperature between 23°C (73.4°F) and 26°C (78.8°F). The suggested level of pH (a measure of the acidity/basicity) is between 8.0 and 8.3 which is usual for most marine fish.

Brownstripe Red Snapper picture



Related fish profiles in the databaseRecommended reading
By Exotic Aquariums

Feel free to share your experiences regarding keeping Lutjanus vitta below. Every message will be held for approval by our moderators. It usually takes 24 hours to publish your comment. Before you ask anything, browse the questions page, please.

Leave your name below, please.

Leave your email below, please. We will not publish it at all. See our privacy policy for this purpose, please. Once your comment is reviewed and published, you will receive a notification email.

Leave your comment below, please. Use correct English, please! Slang or too many misspellings will cause deletion.

Document modified on Tue Dec 18 10:34:05 UTC 2007
Document created on Tue Dec 18 10:34:05 UTC 2007
How to cite this page? Use the following HTML:

"Brownstripe Red Snapper." saltwater.aqua-fish.net. Tue Dec 18 10:34:05 UTC 2007.



Aqua-Fish.Net. Wed Jun 16 11:49:44 UTC 2021 https://saltwater.aqua-fish.net/?brownstripe-red-snapper.

edit this page or create a new fish profile